C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

Turkey’s Aselsan develops communication system for indigenous submarine

02 August 2019

Turkish systems and sensors house Aselsan has completed the development of an integrated communication system for the country’s New Type Submarine Project (NTSP).

This is the first time the company has produced a submarine communication system, Turkey’s state-owned Anatolia news agency quoted Turkish officials as saying on 29 July.

It will be installed on the six new Reis-class Type 214TN air-independent propulsion (AIP) submarines currently under construction at Gölcük Naval Dockyard. The integrated communications system includes interior and exterior subsystems, as well as underwater and surface voice and data communications.

For the NTSP, Aselsan is supplying six electronic support measures systems and six integrated communication and satellite communication systems.

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